Forest Holidays Thorpe Forest

Woodland hideaways don't get much better than Thorpe Forest - a gorgeous Forest Holidays retreat offering stunning accommodation in beautiful Norfolk.
  • Sleeps: Varies
  • Bedroom: Varies
  • Bathroom: Varies
  • Minimum stay: 3 nights

What’s more, with the opportunity to tailor your break with a whole host of exciting activities and indulgent treats, this is one holiday you’ll surely never forget.

Thorpe Forest couldn’t be more perfectly placed. On the banks of the River Thet, close to the borders of Norfolk and Suffolk, enjoy total immersion in these wonderful woodland surroundings, and spectacular countryside beyond. Marvel at magnificent pines, majestic broadleaf trees and gorgeous open heathland, keeping a keen eye for the Muntjac deer, pheasants and tawny owls that make Thorpe Forest their home.

All the while, look forward to total comfort in your woodland cabin – whichever type you choose! Each of these idyllic architect-designed homes is perfectly positioned to make the very most of this wonderful space, whether you prefer to be nestled under towering trees or set in your own peaceful glade. And with a range of sizes and designs to suit all groups and budgets, everyone can enjoy all Thorpe Forest has to offer.

You’ll find touches of opulence and incredible attention to detail throughout – from toiletries in the stylish bathroom to the flat-screen TV in the cosy living area (which even lets you order food and drink to your cabin!). All options have their own outdoor deck, complete with seating and a BBQ. You can also enjoy your holiday safe in the knowledge that each cabin is as environmentally friendly as possible, from the use of wood pellet boilers to underfloor heating powered by air-source heat pumps.

Golden Oak Cabin (sleeps 2-8)
You’ll discover a variety of indulgent Golden Oak Cabins in Thorpe Forest. Varying in size to suit anyone from couples to large families, all offer the same level of comfort. Settle back in the spacious living room as the wood-burning stove crackles away, or wrap up in fluffy robes after an evening spent in the glorious outdoor hot tub – and with some of the best locations in the forest, you’ll never get tired of your stunning surroundings!

Golden Oak Treehouse (sleeps 10)
Perfect for larger groups, the Golden Oak Treehouse sleeps up to 10 people across five bedrooms. What’s more, one of those bedrooms is found in a treehouse extension for total forest immersion! Accessed via a rope bridge from the main Golden Oak Cabin, this bolthole-on-stilts features an extra en-suite bedroom for the sweetest of dreams.

Golden Oak Hideaway (sleeps 2)
Romantics will fall in love with the Golden Oak Hideaway, built exclusively for two to enjoy the ultimate couples’ retreat in this fairy-tale forest. Enjoy a decadent escape together in your dreamy love nest, where you’ll find a wood-burning stove, a totally romantic sunken bath for two (complete with a view of the forest!), a hot tub and even a hammock on the decking for those lazy afternoons together. Sheer heaven!

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At a glance

  • Gorgeous eco-friendly, architect-designed woodland cabins in Thorpe Forest, Norfolk
  • Choose from a range of luxurious cabins:
    • Golden Oak Cabin (sleeps 2-8) – incl. hot tub
    • Golden Oak Treehouse (sleeps 10) – a treehouse extension to Golden Oak Cabin
    • Golden Oak Hideaway (sleeps 2) – incl. hot tub
    • Silver Birch Cabin (sleeps 4-6) – incl. hot tub
  • All accommodation boasts beautiful design and luxurious touches throughout
  • Onsite Forest Retreat, with shop and café
  • Pet friendly cabins available
  • Incredible range of onsite activities and in-cabin treats – tailor your perfect woodland holiday
  • Ideal for exploring Norfolk and Suffolk attractions


  • Disability Accessible
  • Dog Friendly
  • Family Friendly
  • Hot Tubs
  • Large Groups


Golden Oak Cabins sleep up to 8, mix of double ensuite rooms and twin bedrooms depending on size, bedding & towels provided, bathrobes, flat-screen TV & entertainment package, wood-burning stove, underfloor heating, fully equipped kitchen, hot tub, terrace, outdoor furniture, gas BBQ, parking for 2 cars.

Golden Oak Treehouse sleeps 10, 2 double master ensuite bedrooms, 2 twin bedrooms with show room, double extension ensuite room, bedding & towels provided, bathrobes, flat-screen TV & entertainment package, wood-burning stove, underfloor heating, fully equipped kitchen, hot tub, terrace, outdoor furniture, gas BBQ, parking for 2 cars.

Golden Oak Hideaway sleeps 2, double master ensuite bedroom, bedding & towels provided, bathrobes, sunken bathtub, flat-screen TV & entertainment package, wood-burning stove, underfloor heating, kitchen, dishwasher, American fridge freezer, hot tub, terrace, outdoor furniture, hammock, gas BBQ, parking for 1 car.

Silver Birch sleep 4-6, double master ensuite bedroom, twin bedroom, bedding provided, bathrobes, flat-screen TV & entertainment package, wood-burning stove, underfloor heating, fully equipped kitchen, hot tub, terrace, outdoor furniture, BBQ rack, parking for 2 cars.

Local activities

Walking, cycling, GoApe experience, beaches, coastal walks, museums, bird watching, festivals, golf, wildlife gardens, horse riding.


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Silver Birch Cabin (sleeps 4-6)
The Silver Birch Cabins – available in both 3- and 4-bedroom versions – are the perfect choice for families or friends looking for contemporary comfort during their woodland stay. Each one is fully equipped to the highest standard, and with the added bonus of an outdoor hot tub, you can guarantee superb comfort.  There is also one wheelchair adapted cabin available, on request.

As well as a beautiful hideaway to enjoy at Thorpe Forest, guests are invited to take advantage of a huge range of superb Forest Holidays activities, each one bound to make your visit even more special. Soak up the great outdoors with canoeing, archery, clay pigeon shooting or geocaching. Hire bikes, explore a range of forest trails right from your cabin, or enjoy a private tour with your Forest Ranger to learn more about the forest around you.

Or why not make your stay extra luxurious with wine, chocolates and flowers delivered to your cabin, as well as in-cabin spa treatments, Champagne breakfasts and delicious meals cooked by your personal chef? Ultimately, your visit to Thorpe Forest can be tailored exactly to you and your preferences. It doesn’t get much better than that.

You can book all these fantastic treats and activities at the onsite Forest Retreat, where you can also stop for a coffee or bite to eat, and even pick up locally sourced essentials (and the odd indulgence!) in the handy shop.

If the fancy takes you to venture beyond your forest haven, there’s much more to explore beyond. Kids will love a day at BeWILDerwood, just an hour away by car, while popular Banham Zoo is just 20 minutes away. Swap your woodland scenery for the seaside with a day at Great Yarmouth, or enjoy a right royal visit to Sandringham. Bury St Edmunds is just 18 miles away, while Norwich is well worth a visit for its shops, attractions and historic castle. And then there’s the English Whisky Company, just 5 miles away – great for adults!

Whatever your idea of the perfect holiday, it’s ready and waiting for you in Thorpe Forest. So, blissful relaxation? Intrepid adventures? The choice is completely yours.

Things to note

Minimum 3 night stay starting Fridays or 4 nights starting Mondays, dog friendly cabins are available and must be pre-booked at a cost of £15 per dog per night, dogs should not be left unattended.

Where you'll be staying

Thorpe Forest, Norfolk

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